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stART :
with Tanya Maxwell and Kirsty Grierson

Presented by Salamanca Arts Centre and ArTELIER

Use natural fibres- grasses, branches and fabric to make your very own bush creature or puppet!

Tuesday 19 March 2019
10:00am – 12:00noon

For children aged 0 to 5 years and their families.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please bring a hat and drink bottle.

This workshop is FREE to attend, but registrations are essential.
BOOK ONLINE to secure your place

About the Artists

Kirsty Grierson

Kirsty Grierson has a background in puppetry and has toured with Terrapin Puppet Theatre for over 10 years, both as a performer and workshop coordinator in productions nationally and internationally. She has worked as a facilitator, performer, community producer, workshop leader and director independently and with companies such as big hArt. Kirsty has worked with most forms of puppetry including marionettes, bunraku, object theatre and shadow. She collaborates with artist Leigh Tesch on the Small Stories Project, exploring the connection between child and adult through storytelling, puppetry and performance. Small Stories has toured throughout Tasmania delivering highly interactive and engaging performances (for children 0-5 years) and creative workshops.

Tanya Maxwell

Tanya Maxwell‘s background is in physical theatre and circus. Tanya has over twenty years experience teaching performance skills to children and young people around remote parts of NT and WA, and community arts projects for young people across circus, puppetry, weaving, clowning, performance, self-esteem, nutrition. Tanya’s art practice is involved with making in the 3D. Tanya has been a Clown Doctor since 2005 and she is in a process of connecting her seemingly divergent practices based on making as an act of healing for participant, witness and environment.


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